Easy recipes for a bread maker include basic white bread and cinnamon raisin bread. To make the white bread, add 1 cup of warm water, 2 tablespoons of white sugar and 1 0.25-ounce package of yeast to the bread pan in the machine.
Let the ingredients set for 10 minutes. Pour 1/4 cup of vegetable oil into the machine, and add 3 cups of flour and 1 teaspoon of salt. Start the bread maker on the normal or white bread setting.
To make cinnamon raisin bread, add 1 cup of water, 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine, 3 tablespoons of sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt and 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon. Add these ingredients with 2 1/2 teaspoons of bread machine yeast in the order the manufacturer recommends in the machine’s instructions. Set the machine to the basic, white or sweet cycle. Five to 10 minutes before the machine finishes kneading the dough, add 3/4 cup of raisins.